Millions of women have gone travelling solo, and there’s no reason why you can’t too. Louise Thompson provides some advice and insight about her own solo travels and how to forget the fear and go where you’ve always wanted to go.
There are inevitably times when travelling where there’s time to kill. I find airports and flying are the main places this happens to me. Here’s some suggestions of toys to take with you to keep yourself going out of your mind with boredom
Don’t let the language barrier stop you from going travelling – you can get by speaking only English pretty much anywhere in the world, if you have a little patience and good humour
You need a visa to enter Vietnam before you travel to the country. It’s easy to organise a Vietnam visa in Bangkok if you know where to go.
It’s a truism that flying has become a chore rather than a pleasure, but there are ways to minimise the stress of dealing with airports and making your flight as routine and painless as possible
You can make money writing about your travels with your own travel blog – if you’re prepared to put in the time and effort required to not only keep your blog updated but also make it stand out from the crowd
Hunting down the best price for your flight is vital if you’re on a backpacking budget. Here’s a few tips for finding the lowest prices online
Taking a laptop computer with you when you go backpacking can pose some difficulties – how to avoid it getting smashed up or stolen? Here are a few ideas to keep your computer and your data safe.
Travelling is exciting, but it can also cause a lot of pre-trip apprehension about venturing into the unknown. Here’s 6 tips for dealing with the fear and getting over it so you enjoy your travels
No woman should feel like it’s too daunting to go travelling, whether on her own or with others. Stephanie Elizondo Griest gives 10 tips from her new book 100 Places Every Woman Should Go to help turn those travel dreams into reality
You can shoot digital camera video clips in portrait mode, but they’ll always be landscape when you come to watch them. Here’s how to get them to rotate to be the way you intended.
Everyone’s uploading their video clips to YouTube these days and it’s easy to shoot your own clips on virtually any digital camera. Preparing those clips to get them ready to put on YouTube isn’t quite so straighforward. Here’s some pointers to make it easier.
Planning a budget for a backpacking trip in Thailand can be a bit daunting to begin with. Here’s some rough numbers of various travel necessities to help you figure out your own budget so you can decide how much money to take to Thailand.
More and more companies are cottoning on that the Net is a great place to meet travel buddies online, whether you’re looking for someone to travel with or meeting up again after previous adventures
You know you’ll need money for a big trip abroad – but how to figure out how much you’ll need and what you’ll spend it on? Here are a few pointers to help you plan out your budget for a backpacking trip
If you’re going travelling solo, you can find likeminded travel companions online to either meet at your travel destination or even travel there together to begin with
Want to go travelling on a long term backpacking trip but can’t find a friend at home who’ll come with you? Worried about the idea of going travelling on your own but really want to see some places? Here’s seven tips to give you some reassurance and to urge you to seize the moment and do it.
We all know that tracking down the cheapest price on an air ticket can be a nightmare – here’s some great tips on how to get the best price